Aspiring Recreational Marijuana Entrepreneurs Rushing To Meet License Application DeadlineThursday is the deadline to apply for a recreational dispensary license, and applicants must submit their paperwork by 4 p.m.
Locate A Cannabis Dispensary Near YouRecreational marijuana sales begin on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. Here is some information about where they will take place.
Huge Crowds Turn Out, Some Turned Away On First Day Of Legal Recreational Marijuana In IllinoisThe first full day of legal recreational marijuana sales was in the book Wednesday night.
The Wait For Legal Weed Is Over As Marijuana Sales Get Started in IllinoisRecreational buyers stood for hours in below-freezing temperatures. But most didn't seem to mind for a chance to buy a joint for whatever reason, with no license and no punishment.
From Paychecks To Pot Sales, Illinois Rings 2020 With New RulesA new congestion tax aimed at reducing downtown traffic will more than quadruple the tax on solo rides to and from downtown Chicago, from 72 cents to $3.00. The fee increase will take place between 6:00 in the morning and 10:00 at night, when the traffic is the worst downtown.
Lieutenant Governor Stratton Buys Marijuana Edibles At Dispensary"I'm here to celebrate a big day in Illinois."
Long Lines For Legal Marijuana Wrap Around Chicago Dispensaries"I kind of think of it as alcohol. You can't have a drink while driving, you can't have a drink while walking down the street so to me in my brain, just alcohol rules."
Recreational Marijuana Is Legal In IllinoisRecreational marijuana is officially legal in Illinois.
With Legal Marijuana In 2020, Some Count Down To 'Hempy' New YearAt midnight on Wednesday morning with the start of 2020, recreational marijuana is legal in Illinois.
On Eve Of Legal Marijuana In Illinois, North Aurora Dispensary Prepares For Crowds And Medical Patients Worry About SupplyLegal recreational marijuana goes on sale in Illinois on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.
Gov. JB Pritzker Grants More Than 11,000 Pardons For Low-Level Marijuana ConvictionsGov. JB Pritzker has pardoned more than 11,000 people convicted of misdemeanor marijuana cases, in the first step toward clearing the records of hundreds of thousands of low-level pot convictions.
New Laws And Taxes In 2020: Recreational Marijuana, Minimum Wage Increase, And More For IllinoisStarting Jan. 1, anyone over the age of 21 can buy and use recreational marijuana in Illinois. That doesn’t mean they can carry it or light up anywhere they want, though.
Big Rush For Medical Marijuana Users To Stock Up Ahead Of Recreational LegalizationThere is a rush for medical marijuana users to stock up before the crush expected Wednesday, when recreational cannabis becomes legal.
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Brace Themselves For Recreational Pot Purchasers"Right now, we have a lot of patients in there trying to stock up and get their medicine."
Legal Marijuana Sales May Spark Midwest Interstate TensionNonresidents can purchase less marijuana than Illinois residents under the state's new law, and law enforcement in surrounding states have announced plans to strictly enforce their standing restriction on marijuana.